Posted 18 April 2008 - 03:04 AM
Thank you for your patience while we researched your inquiry.
I am pleased to inform you that all CHANEL lipstick formulations are
gluten-free. In additional our Research & Development Department can
confirm that the products listed below do not contain gluten.
Beaute Initiale Cream- item #: 142156
Beaute Initiale Fluid- item #: 142136
Gommage Microperle Purete- item#: 166690
CHANEL is a company that prides itself on providing superior quality
products and exemplary service. We value you as a customer and want you
to be satisfied with your CHANEL experience.
If you have any further questions, I encourage you to visit a CHANEL
counter or to call 1-800-550-0005. Thank you for your continued interest
I then asked about lipglosses again as i felt they didnt answer that question.
Thank you for your follow up e-mail regarding gluten in CHANEL
lipsticks. I am pleased to inform you that lip glosses are gluten-free.
Thank you for your continued interest in CHANEL.
Now, what about the tocopheryl in almost all my skincare/makeup products (different brands)? Does that mean they contain gluten? Also, are these companies only looking for the word wheat when researching these questions for me. Chanel took a little while to answer me. They said they were contacting the Research & Development team to get the answer. It sounds promising. I'm not healed yet, as it will probably take a while for me to feel different and I dont want to get screwed by wearing lipstick or using things on my face that could get in mouth that may have gluten in them. If i do, I wont even know because I'm still in the healing process. And I'm such a lipstick/skincare lover. I used to work at Chanel. I have tons of makeup from them! What do you think?
Posted 18 April 2008 - 07:51 AM
This issue is really frustrating to me personally. I got zapped by lipgloss. All I could see in it was a tocopherol. I would rather have eaten a big old piece of my cousin's wedding cake. I know exactly what you mean. I went on a make-up and bath products rampage and wrote more emails than I remember.
The best we can do, I guess, is write to the companies in question and ask them if they can tell us about their tocopherols. Sometimes I had to explain what gluten is. I got good responses from some like Guerlain, L'Oreal, NARS, Caudalie and 100% pure. Some companies did the equivalent of throwing up their hands in the air and saying "you have got to be kidding me!" See the Juara and H2O+ posts, for example. Some just never answered me-- the majority, in fact. Some gave me the run-around, like Origins.
At this point, I am switching entirely to guerlain, caudalie, NARS and 100% pure for skincare and cosmetics. They are more expensive (100% pure less so) but I do not react to them. That is worth any price for me. Caudalie shampoo is okay.
Good luck Dolcenotte!
I will keep posting responses from any company I ask, in the hopes that it will make things a little easier for all of us. And I appreciate that you are in investigating mode too.
Posted 18 April 2008 - 08:44 AM
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Posted 18 April 2008 - 08:49 AM
Thanks for the info.
Even though it is vitamin E, I am really starting to think it is bad stuff.
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